Soccer Warm Up # 9 Training Drill

Warm Up # 9

All of our soccer drills for dribbling generally demand each leg to be utilized. Dribbling drills should be practiced in a competitive environment when the players have thoroughly comprehended the way the exercise runs. When choosing drills, always remember the skill level of your squad. The drills happen to be optimized for team exercise sessions. Ball handling, and developing a sense for the ball, would be the two essential aspects of a soccer player’s education. Not having these types of fundamentals, more complex soccer drills for dribbling from any section, which includes strategic playing methods, are usually worthless.

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Basic Information

Age Group: (5-7yrs) (8-11yrs) (12-15yrs) (16-Adult)
Number of Players: 5+
Difficulty: Easy
Time: 5-10 min.
Emphasis: Dribbling, Ball Control

Field Preparation:

  • each player with a ball
  • cones to mark off area


  • players dribble with changes of direction & speed and on coach’s command stop the ball with various body parts i.e. (elbow, knee, head, bottom etc.)
  • free 20 sec. stretch
  • players dribble and on coach’s command touch the ball with laces, inside foot, outside foot and pull back with the sole of the foot
  • free 20 sec. stretch
  • players dribble towards cones and perform specific moves at high speed
  • free 20 sec. stretch

Coaching Points:

  • body mechanics
  • agility and balance
  • contact surface of foot
  • change of speed & direction
  • acceleration
  • close control
  • soft touches

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